Markers and Minions is proud to partner with amazing educators from around the world. In collaboration, we aim to provide teachers with support, advice, and tips in order to help teachers teach at their very best. It’s our goal to share teacher-led professional development that is both practical and realistic.
Toluca Rivers founded Markers and Minions in 2013 as a creative outlet. It has since grown into a support system for thousands of teachers from around the world. Toluca is passionate about creating teaching resources and collaborating with other teachers. In her classroom, individual learning styles and needs are nurtured. She enjoys a collaborative classroom where students are engaging in academic discussion and moving around. You can always find a colorful, interactive anchor chart hanging in her classroom.
Simone Vega is a third grade teacher who is passionate about teaching math. She holds a Master’s Degree in Math Education. Simone strives to create a student-centered learning environment and makes math engaging for her students by doing room transformations, holding classroom competitions, and incorporating art and technology into her math lessons. You can learn different strategies and tips from her in the Markers and Minions Teacher Community Facebook group.